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Switch plans $1 billion Las Vegas expansion

Switch company blueprints to build a $1 billion, 3 million square-foot data center near Reno made a splash as part of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s State of the State speech on Thursday. Perhaps less heralded was Switch’s equally sizable re-investment in its hometown, where a new $1 billion data storage site is set to get underway.

Agreement shows Nevada’s enhanced relationship with China

Over the years, Nevada leaders have signed various documents assuring smooth business relationships between cities in China and the state. But a memorandum of understanding that promotes trade and foreign investment, signed last month by outgoing Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, has greater meaning because it represents the state’s broadening relationship with the entire country.